7 doctors weighed in:
Is it worth a trip to the doctor for red eyes?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes and no
Your red eyes disturb you, go and see a doc.
Not worth a trip if otherwise.

In brief: Yes and no
Your red eyes disturb you, go and see a doc.
Not worth a trip if otherwise.
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Red eye is a sign of irritation.
It may be related to allerges, dry eyes, fatigue or infection. If the redness persists, does not disappear rapidly with rest or artificial tears, or is associated with vision loss, you should see an eye doctor.

In brief: Yes
Red eye is a sign of irritation.
It may be related to allerges, dry eyes, fatigue or infection. If the redness persists, does not disappear rapidly with rest or artificial tears, or is associated with vision loss, you should see an eye doctor.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
If your eyes become red when those of others around you also have become red, you might have infectious conjunctivitis and a doctor visit might not be needed.
If your vision drops, or you have pain or pus discharge, than you should see an ophthalmologist right away.

In brief: Possibly
If your eyes become red when those of others around you also have become red, you might have infectious conjunctivitis and a doctor visit might not be needed.
If your vision drops, or you have pain or pus discharge, than you should see an ophthalmologist right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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